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Reviewed October 1, 2020

We pulled up to the front of the store and walked into a labyrinth of cheese, wine, sandwich bar, and other gourmet food items that seemed to overwhelm the senses and the small square footage of the store. a sommelier was there who I quickly...deduced was the owner due to his exceptional knowledge of the half-liter and full bottles of wine. As I said, the store is small, but the variety was amazing. He may have had only one or maybe two of each bottle out on the shelves, but he described each one as though they were long time friends. I've never had such an educational experience regarding vino. The cheese selection was also enormous and the staff knowledgeable and available to offer suggestions. We ordered two sandwiches from a crowded corner of the shop and they were quickly prepared and wrapped. They turned out to be delicious with the wine we selected on a picnic on the grounds of the Minute Man National Historical Park. Great day in and around Concord!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020

Not just a famous cheese shoppe, but lo and behold (after 20 years living in the area) I came here for LUNCH to get sandwiches to go. VERY good fresh sandwiches, nice menu, and great deli. Everything's fresh and freshly made too! There is seating...inside for about 10 people (small) so don't show up expecting to sit for lunch if it's busy. Great spot, will return!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 9, 2020

I've written about The Cheese Shop before, and nothing much has changed. One of the best cheese selections--if not THE best--in the Boston area. Fantastic choice for lunch or picnic food if you're visiting. But I wanted to highlight two things that are also worthy...of notice. One is the olive mix--the freshest, best olives around, bar none--you can't get better. Second are the marinated goat cheese buttons--tons of garlic, really good olive oil, peppercorns and parsley. With an Iggy's baguette (also sold here) and some wine from the other half of the store, you're all set!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2019 via mobile

This comprehensive cheese shop is a quintessential local merchant, and home of the big cheese round. Worth a special visit.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2019

After viewing Concord historical sites, we stopped in here to get snacks for the road. It all looked so good we decided to buy enough food to have dinner in rooms at our B&B. Cheese samples helped us decide on choices. Several salads were delicious:...lobster, chicken, orzo. Wine samples were offered too - check! Glad we stopped in.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

The selection is amazing and the staff is super helpful and knowledgeable about helping you select. They allow you to sample to help decide as well. Everything I've ever purchased there was delicious.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

Great place to buy cheese - vast selection, incredibly knowledgeable staff and you get to taste everything beforehand. What else can you ask for?

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

A great store for cheese, wine and specialty beer, this is managed by local people. They are friendly and knowledgeable. I also go there frequently for lunch. Their sandwiches are excellent.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

For decades the Cheese Shop has been offering cheeses from around the world -- and serving up education, while bringing variety and expertise to all who trigger the bell on the door when entering the shop. It's quality has not diminished, nor has its ambiance...and credibility as a knowledgeable purveyor of cheeses, wines and great noshing.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

I have been going to the Cheese Shop of Concord for over 40 years, it's an institution in town. Each December the Cheese Shop buys a huge wheel of Crucolo Cheese and then it is paraded through town. The cheese selections are wide ranging and...they also feature special items like hand made butter from Normandy. here is a large curated selection of wine and beer - it's not your big box wine store and you'll find only quality offerings. There is also a deli serving sandwiches, special salads, soups and other delectable things. Dont miss a chance to visit (they are closed Sunday and Monday)More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Great cheese shop and so much more. Great cheese, prepared food and wine. Helpful staff who are extremely knowlegable and friendly.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in for a bite, mainly because I love CHEESE! I mean, who doesn't?!? We were also looking for somewhere that we can stay on a low carb, gluten-free diet and this place had signs offering to accommodate special dietary or allergy restrictions. Be sure...to take a number at the deli or at the cheese stand for service! I stood there oogling at the yumminess for a couple minutes before I realized people were calling numbers out. I think the 3 salad sampler for $10.99 is a great deal. They have so many good ones to choose from. There are some small 2 top tables hidden in the back by the wine. Afterward. We headed to the cheese counter to try out some delicious samples.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

Stopped here for a quick bite. Fast and friendly service. Sandwich was tasty. Shop has several different cheeses to try and other sundries.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

For a huge selection of food and wines, desserts etc. a great stop for those who appreciate expertise in cheese.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

Excellent experience, something for everyone to enjoy. Fantastic selection of fresh cheese, not to be missed. You will not be disappointed! Purchase a fresh bottle of wine/cheese/crackers and visit Walden Pond.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Response from gozmpo10 | Reviewed this property |
We did the same as tinaNtravel. We bought our lunch, walked down the street to a little park and ate it there on a bench.
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The Concord Cheese Shop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4